Treasury Announces Details Of This Month's Twenty-Year Bond Auction


The Treasury Department on Thursday announced the details of this month’s auction of twenty-year bonds.

The Treasury revealed that it plans to sell $24 billion worth of twenty-year bonds, with the results of the auction due to be announced next Wednesday.

Last month, the Treasury also sold $24 billion worth of twenty-year bonds, drawing a high yield of 1.470 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.39.

The bid-to-cover ratio is a measure of demand that indicates the amount of bids for each dollar worth of securities being sold.

Since being reintroduced in May, the seven previous twenty-year bond auctions had an average bid-to-cover ratio of 2.42.

The material has been provided by InstaForex Company –


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